On Thu, 2002-04-25 at 23:40, Carol Spears wrote:
> On 2002-04-25 at 2057.01 -0700, Seth Burgess typed this mail:
> > The tutorial is at
> > http://www.gimp.org/~sjburges/color_to_alpha/color2alpha.html
> > 
> > Do note that my tutorial works best for non-photographic images, but you can
> > use it to get close with photographic ones and touch up what you need to
> > afterwards.
> > 
> > Its not in general an easy problem.  There's not really a great tool for it yet
> > in Gimp; this filter goes totally aggressive and leaves no hint of the color to
> > be removed.
> > 
> i like this plug-in best on a selection. it removes the background
> and can anti-alias the edges nicely after you tweak the selection a bit.

Hmmm.  I may try select by color and grow the selection by a couple of
pixels and then color to alpha at least it won't freak out the rest of
the image.  Thanks for the tip Carol.


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